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Not So Standard Deviations

Jun 20, 2018

In Roger's last episode from Melbourne, Hilary and Roger discuss Theranos, trust in data analysis, Netflix, ALTREP, what computer to buy, and how to get into data science.

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Elizabeth Holmes faces criminal charges:

May 31, 2018

Hilary and Roger discuss past research on social networks, more Facebook, corner cases in success in data analysis, and John Carreyrou's book Bad Blood.

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Roger's original post on data analysis success

John Carreyrou's Bad Blood

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May 17, 2018

Hilary and Roger follow up on Uber's self-driving car accident, sensitivity and specificity, Ronald Fisher's final destination, and Wes McKinney's announcement of Ursa Labs. Also, this episode debuts a new segment: Hilary at Work!

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Cambridge Analytica shutting down:

Apr 27, 2018

Hilary and Roger discuss design and data analysis, the recent Women in Analytics Conference at Facebook, presentation formats, and the value of PhD training.

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Hilary's presentation slides

Roger's blog post on Simply Statistics

Stacked pie charts

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Apr 12, 2018

Hilary and Roger discuss the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook story, what explainable AI tries to get at, and Hilary's secret trick for data analysis. Also, we respond to some listener questions and feedback.

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What You Need to Know About Air France Flight 447

Perth cycle group draws a numbat

XKCD on violin...